more resources for hacktivist

Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist.
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/definition/hacktivism

http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/the-internet-of-things-a-primer/

Excel VBA Pull Data From A Website

if you cannot question “how” to alter the systems of which “everyone” uses… how would you ever find out?

This paper introduces Mycrocosm, a microblogging
site in which users communicate via statistical
graphics, rather than the usual short text statements.
Users of Mycrocosm can record everyday
“personal statistics” and share this information in
the form of simple graphs and charts. People have
used it to track how they got to work and how long it
took, what colour clothes they wore, how often they
checked their Facebook updates, how often a colleague
shows up late, and many other trends and
events. Mycrocosm raises awareness of the strong yet
subtle effect a medium has upon the messages it conveys.
Most computer based communication interfaces
are text based, so while the conduit is computational,
the medium is not far different from a typewriter.
Mycrocosm, by using easily updated statistical
graphs, creates an easy to use and understand medium
that nevertheless is quite different from other
forms of communication, both direct and computer
mediated.
http://smg.media.mit.edu/papers/yannick/mycrocosmhicss.pdf

http://www.similarsitesearch.net/sitelike/mycro.media.mit.edu

7 Billion Humans in Perspective
Watch as I scroll through a page with 7 billion miniature human beings
so it takes 1 hour video just to scroll thru it online… so “who is everybody”?

https://www.nyfa.edu/student-resources/5-hacktivist-documentaries-worth-checking/

more like “statistical jiborish that everyone has access to”…

as long as you remember “all men are liars” you will be alright…

enjoy your journey and quest…

internet live stats
http://www.internetlivestats.com/

world meters
http://www.worldometers.info/

http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/

ideas, issues, knowledge, data — visualized!
http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/because-every-country-is-the-best-at-something/#

Welcome to the World Values Survey Data analysis tool. To view data from a wave, click on the wave period from those listed below. You may return to this screen at any time to select a different wave.
http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/WVSOnline.jsp

NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Using the forms below, you can get maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease.
http://www.nationmaster.com/

wordclock swf
http://www.poodwaddle.com/worldclock/

life stats
http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/

Welcome to GeoHive, a site with all kinds of population statistics. The main component is tabulated population statistics: current, historical, estimates, projections, cities, agglomerations, etc. But also geopolitical data like the administrative divisions of countries (provinces, counties and such) of all nations of this world. In the resources section one can find a long list of national statistical agencies and other interesting resources.
http://www.geohive.com/

matrix like… lol
so_many_a_second is a visualizer that shows mondial statistics on a human scale.

Depicting the ongoing stream of events, this application tries to get the user in touch with the emotional actuality of these objective data.
http://smas.studioludens.com/

Junk Charts is made by Kaiser Fung, the Web’s first data visualization critic. I discuss what makes graphics work, and how to make them better. Think chartjunk + junk art.
http://junkcharts.typepad.com/

A survey of powerful visualization techniques, from the obvious to the obscure
http://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=1805128

A portal for statistical science, the discipline of statistics
http://www.statsci.org/

Public Data
http://www.google.com/publicdata/directory

a world of information
http://data.un.org/

Adherents.com: National & World Religion Statistics – Church Statistics – World Religions
http://www.adherents.com/

Search world rankings, records, top 10 lists, and more
http://www.aneki.com/index.html

Browse Data Collections
Over 400,000 data files, with charts and excel files for each
http://www.economagic.com/

BLS offers many types of data for regions, states and local areas.
http://www.bls.gov/

The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
http://www.oecd.org/

The WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) has been incorporated into the Global Health Observatory (GHO) to provide you with more data, more tools, more analysis and more reports.
http://www.who.int/whosis/en/

Because the news should be objective, clear, and data-driven.
http://www.data360.org/index.aspx

World Bank Open Data: free and open access to data about development in countries around the globe.
http://data.worldbank.org/

How many variables does the problem involve?
http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/selstat/ssstart.htm

DataPlace is your free
online source for housing and
demographic data about your
community, your region, and
the nation.
http://www.dataplace.org/

WRI produces maps, charts, data sets, infographics, and other visual resources as part of our commitment to turn “information into action.” These products are based on our data and research, which are held to traditional academic standards of excellence, including objectivity and rigor.
http://earthtrends.wri.org/resources

Welcome to Breathing Earth. This real-time simulation displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates.
Please remember that this is just a simulation. Although the CO2 emission, birth rate and death rate data used in Breathing Earth comes from reputable sources, data that measures things on such a massive scale can never be 100% accurate. Please note however that the CO2 emission levels shown here are much more likely to be too low than they are to be too high.
http://www.breathingearth.net/

Statistical Methods & Data Sources
http://guides.emich.edu/data/free-data

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts demographic, economic, and geographic studies of other countries and strengthens statistical development around the world through technical assistance, training, and software products. For over 60 years, the Census Bureau has performed international analytical work and assisted in the collection, processing, analysis, dissemination, and use of statistics with counterpart governments in over 100 countries.
http://www.census.gov/population/international/

Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.
There are now nearly 700 maps. Maps 1-366 are also available as PDF posters. Use the menu above to find a map of interest. Worldmapper now als feature a series of population maps using our novel gridded cartogram approach: Worldmapper Population Atlas
If you are interested in more background on map projections, read the short introductions about Worldmapper and map projections and gridded cartograms as a map projection.
http://www.worldmapper.org/index.html

The World Factbook, produced for US policymakers and coordinated throughout the US Intelligence Community, marshals facts on every country, dependency, and geographic entity in the world. We share this information with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies.

The Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

FedStats, which has been available to the public since 1997, provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. With convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more, FedStats is your one location for access to the full breadth of Federal statistical information.
https://fedstats.sites.usa.gov/

Welcome to StateMaster, a unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. We have compiled information from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. More than just a mere collection of various data, StateMaster goes beyond the numbers to provide you with visualization technology like pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots. We also have thousands of map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.

We have stats on everything from toothless residents to percentage of carpoolers. Our database is increasing all the time, so be sure to check back with us regularly.

If you are interested in data on an international scale, be sure to check out NationMaster, our sister site and the world’s largest central database for comparing countries.

http://www.statemaster.com/index.php

http://www.offstats.auckland.ac.nz/

http://www.gapminder.org/world/#$majorMode=chart$is;shi=t;ly=2003;lb=f;il=t;fs=11;al=30;stl=t;st=t;nsl=t;se=t$wst;tts=C$ts;sp=5.59290322580644;ti=2013$zpv;v=0$inc_x;mmid=XCOORDS;iid=phAwcNAVuyj1jiMAkmq1iMg;by=ind$inc_y;mmid=YCOORDS;iid=phAwcNAVuyj2tPLxKvvnNPA;by=ind$inc_s;uniValue=8.21;iid=phAwcNAVuyj0XOoBL_n5tAQ;by=ind$inc_c;uniValue=255;gid=CATID0;by=grp$map_x;scale=log;dataMin=194;dataMax=96846$map_y;scale=lin;dataMin=23;dataMax=86$map_s;sma=49;smi=2.65$cd;bd=0$inds=;modified=60

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